Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
O’Merrial Butchee, the Director of the Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, has worked with innovative clients like Johnson Controls, Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company, Inc. and McDonalds Corporation where she experienced their best practices and innovative works. She has served in her current role in 2006 and has been an adjunct instructor for the past 15 years at Ivy Tech Northwest.
John Davies, the Assistant Director, is former Vice President of Marketing with the Northwest Indiana Forum, and has held marketing and communications positions in the agricultural equipment, cotton, health care, and economic development fields. He was a former reporter with the City News Bureau of Chicago, Scripps-Howard, and The Chicago Tribune. He joined the department in 2005 as a part-time employee and became full-time in 2011.
Lynnette Fulton-Driver is administrative assistant to the Director of the Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center. She joined the department in 2005 and became a full-time employee in 2008.